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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

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Description: Letterhead of Christian Schroeder & Sons, a real estate, loan, and insurance agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a residence, two m...

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, art lithographers, with a flying winged female figure in flowing robes, holding an artist'...

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing Company, with a woman in classical dress holding a document in her lap and sitting amidst grass and flowers, a ri...

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Description: Letterhead of the Royal Order of Jesters, Milwaukee Court 101, with a jester slapping his knee on the left, and a baby on the right wearing a crown and sit...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1871-07-13 before

Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

Date: 1903-04-03 before

Description: Front cover, first page, and menu listing for a banquet given in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association at Pl...

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

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Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, art lithographers, publishers, and engravers, with a standing female figure in...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Express Line, transporter of trunks and other "light freight," with a man driving a horse-drawn wagon holding two trunks, and t...

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Description: Letterhead of Braumeister, an "independent Milwaukee brewery," with a man in a cap, vest, and tie holding both a bottle and a full glass of beer; a banner...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

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